Shine Star Shine!! That was the message for our plucky little star who was trying so hard to shine to light the way to Bethlehem. The Assembly Hall at Kirn Primary was packed with parents and family members who had come along to see all the children from Primary 1, 2 and 3 perform this heartwarming version of the Nativity story.

All our children shone like stars!

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Dalintober’s Pre-5s am and pm session children both performed wonderful nativity shows to packed audiences. Staff also raffled a Christmas Hamper and a grand total of £308-98 was raised. Thanks to all who supported their efforts.

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We were all very excited to hear that Annie in Primary 7 at Port Ellen was the overall winner of the Argyll and Bute Road Safety Calendar Competition for her entry ‘The Lollipop Makes Cars Stop!’. This was some achievement as there were over 1400 entries. Her picture and slogan will now be made into calendars that will go out to all the schools in Argyll and Bute. Other winners included Braeden in P2 who came second in his age group, and Abbie, Sophie, Harmony and Charlet Rose who were highly commended. Well done all for doing so well!

Strone Primary P5-7 pupils were invited by Morrisons to go carol singing in the Dunoon store and entertained their customers over lunchtime with some traditional Christmas tunes. The pupils were raising money towards transport costs for their outdoor residential next April. Pupils from Strone Primary School also went shopping at Morrisons for their Christmas Party food, and used their Maths skills to work out the best deals for their budget. Continue reading »

Dalintober’s ‘Smarty Arties’ Options Group has been studying and modelling the work of famous artists and struck upon a wonderful enterprise idea! They made calendars depicting their own interpretation of some of the works and sold them for 50p each at the annual School Shows – raising £37.50 for their next project.

The children at Dalmally Primary have been busy preparing for Christmas. At the beginning of Christmas the children organised and sold a number of homemade Christmas craft items and raised an amazing £500 for school funds. This week the children took part in a hilarious musical production called “A Midwife Crisis” to a packed hall. Our youngest nursery children not to be outdone entertained their parents with a selection of Christmas songs. Continue reading »

Dalintober pupils and staff entertained three sell-out crowds with their ‘Winter Wonderland’ themed school show performances. The show featured dance, instrumental pieces and class performances of some well-known winter classics. Between the show entry fees and a raffle held by the school’s very supportive PTA, a grand total of £2152 was raised for school funds – Dalintober would like to thank all who attended and supported the events and wish you all a Merry Christmas! Continue reading »

Garelochhead’s P7 Class enjoyed baking delicious ‘Christmas Spiced Biscuits’ as part of their active learning in Maths. After budgeting money, planning the most economical recipes and then measuring out their ingredients, they produced fabulous biscuits to wrap and sell at our Christmas Fayre. Well Done. Continue reading »

Pupils from P6 & P7 at Cardross Primary were invited to attend a CSI session at The University of Glasgow hosted by STEM Ambassador Dr Nicola Craise. The pupils were asked to solve the case by DNA profiles, blood, urine and hair sampling. It was a fantastic day! Continue reading »

Pupils from Lochnell Primary enjoyed great success in the Argyll and Bute Road Safety Calendar Competition.

Primary 5-7 at Rosneath Primary School enjoyed a fantastic Christmas Party today. What an array of outfits!! We danced traditional Scottish dances, threw in a mix of modern, Pass The Parcel, Musical Arms and delicious party food. The 2 hours disappeared so quickly and a very good time was had by all. Thank You to everyone who helped to make it a great success, especially the children.

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The Christmas Story was retold by pupils in Primary 1/2 in St Andrew’s Primary School for an audience of family and friends. Pupils in P 2/3 helped out by warming-up the audience with some Christmas songs, providing narrators and designing posters to help advertise the show. The evening was concluded with the school choir, made up of pupils from P 4-7, leading a sing-a-long of Christmas favourites! It definitely helped put everyone in the mood for Christmas!

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Lochgilphead Primary 5’s have been learning about life in 1914 and the First World War. They planned to turn their classroom into a museum for a day, but due to its success, it remained open for a second day! In the collection, there was some amazing memorabilia from home, alongside wonderful models made by the children. There was even a World War I trench dugout complete with bed and cooking stove. During the topic the pupils were learning to ask good questions, make notes and use their notes to create all the information panels for the museum. Continue reading »

All at St.John’s Church were delighted to have Dunoon Primary’s fantastic choir sing for them on Sunday 14th December at the evening service. The children were beautifully dressed in Nativity costumes and led the service with ‘Bells Ring Out’, a selection of songs and linking narrative. The confident, enthusiastic speakers told the Christmas Story to a packed audience of parishioners, parents and friends. The choir soloists sang beautifully and their voices filled the church and left the audience in awe of their talent! Continue reading »

Pupils of St Andrew’s Primary hand-made Christmas tree decorations to take part in the United Church of Bute’s Christmas Tree Decorating Competition. The theme for the tree was ‘The Stars in the Bright Sky Looked Down Where He Lay’. Decorations included stars made from dough, painted white and silver; silver paper snowflakes strung on white wool and pasta painted silver with smaller stars strung together. Figures of the Nativity were hand-crafted out of dough and sat beneath the tree, with a hand-made angel on top. Continue reading »

The Primary 4 class at Lochgilphead Primary School have had a busy term working on their Enterprise topic. The children worked in co-operative learning groups to choose a Christmas craft to sell at the school’s annual Christmas Fair. The children surveyed pupils, researched ideas, sourced materials, created and sold their craft. The class made a fantastic profit of £161.07! They are now working on presenting their ideas on how to spend the profit on educational resources for the class.

Cardross Infants presented ‘Baubles’ to their friends, families and some of the oldest and youngest members of the community. P3 narrated, P2 formed the school band and P1 were cast in the principal roles!

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The pupils and staff at Achaleven Primary had a wonderful time raising awareness and money for Save the Children on Christmas Jumper Day on 12th December.

Everyone brought in a jumper or t-shirt that could be decorated and after taking some time to perfect our designs, we glued, tinselled, glittered, painted and baubled, whilst singing songs and feeling very festive.

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P5 pupils at Dalintober PS held their annual Oxfam ‘Bring and Buy’ Sale last week and raised over £300. The class sold goods and acted as personal shoppers for the younger children. One of the highlights was the nail bar that parent helpers and Campbeltown Grammar School pupils helped with.

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Last Thursday, Southend Primary held its annual Christmas Concert. Pre 5 children and Primaries 1-3 performed “Our First Nativity” and Primaries 1-7 performed “Aladdin.” There were also woodwind and chanter instrumental performances. This was followed by Coffee and Mince pies, then parents were invited into the classrooms where the pupils sold their Christmas crafts.

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